The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (then named the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation) Chairman Dr. John L. Lewis, Jr., and Dr. Carolyn Runowitz presented the 1998 Public Service Award to Barbara Walters ABC, for her reporting on women’s issues. The award was facilitated by Dr. Richard Barakat and was presented at ABC News Headquarters, Lincoln Square, New York City.
In honor of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is featuring a video produced by the Society of Gynecologic Oncology on the HPV vaccine. The two-minute video encourages parents to get their children the vaccine.
September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month. After creating the month in 1999, the Foundation strives to bring attention about these cancers through public awareness campaigns.